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NBA Full Game Highlights: Cleveland Cavaliers (CLE) vs Brooklyn Nets (BKN) │ December 27, 2022 │ 2022-2023 NBA Season

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Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2022-2023 Regular Season between the Cleveland Cavaliers (CLE) and the Brooklyn Nets (BKN) on December 27, 2022 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in their homecourt with a final score of 125-117, extending their winning momentum.

Brooklyn has been outstanding in their past nine contests as they win all of them. Because of this, they are now at the third spot of the Eastern Conference standings with 22 victories and 12 setbacks with a nine-game winning streak.

The Cavaliers did not stand a chance against the heavy firepower of the opposing team. The Nets shot unfairly against the Cavs, hitting 57% of their attempts while limiting Cleveland to only convert 47% of their looks. In addition, Brooklyn shot 60% from three, hitting 18 of their 30 tries from beyond the three-point arc.

Brooklyn’s lead piled up by as much as 19 points, a winning margin which the Cavaliers did not overcome to defend homecourt.

Both lethal scorers of the Nets, Durant and Irving, registered in 32 points apiece against Cleveland while Warren, who came out as a second unit for Brooklyn had 23 points while draining nine of his 14 attempts.

The Vaughn-mentored squad also held their ground against Garland who chalked up 46 points and eight assists while shooting 14-20 from the floor. Not only that, but the sensational guard also single-handedly carried the team in the fourth quarter as they reduce Brooklyn’s winning difference.

Mitchell had a tough performance in the losing effort, scoring 15 points and went 5-16 from the field as he was tightly guarded by Simmons all throughout the game.

Brooklyn’s O’Neal and Claxton had 20 combined points, ten from both of them while Cleveland’s Mobely had 12 markers.

Moreover, the Nets won 13 of their 14 past matchups and is beginning to look like an NBA title contender despite the distractions that is primarily revolving around Irving and his off-court actions.

“To be honest, we’ve always been about basketball,” said Durant “The outside noise makes it seem like we don’t care about the game, but so many voices speak about our locker room who don’t have any idea what’s going on.”

“We’ve always been about the game.” he added.

During the contest, Durant claims the 15th place of the all-time scoring list when he drained a shot in the second period.

“At some point, you’ve got to be able to celebrate some small wins,” Durant said as he overtakes Duncan in the scoring list. “To be able to pass a legend, it’s something I’ll call my folks about tonight. I know that I’ve got more to do.”

Cavaliers vs Nets

34-22; 31-27; 26-30; 34-38

The scores:

Cavaliers (117) – Garland 46, Mitchell 15, Mobley 12, Osman 11, Allen 10
Nets (125) – Durant 32, Irving 32, Warren 32, O’Neale 10, Claxton 10